Category Archives: Library Information Technology

University Libraries Celebrates Open Access Week

Please join Ball State University Libraries in celebrating Open Access Week, October 24-30, 2016! According to openaccessweek.org, Open Access Week is a global event that promotes open access as the new default in scholarship and research. Our festivities are free, … Continue reading

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New Printing Service in the University Libraries

The University Libraries and the Office of Information Technology updated to a new printing solution for Ball State students in August 2016.  The Student Print Smart service will be available at 20 locations in Bracken Library and computer spaces in … Continue reading

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Finals Week “No Work Zone” @ Bracken Library

De-stress during finals week and take a study break with Ball State University Libraries at our “No Work Zone” @ Bracken Library! The “No Work Zone” @ Bracken Library will take place Monday, May 2 through Wednesday, May 4 from … Continue reading

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Bracken Library Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Alexander M. Bracken Library is celebrating its 40th birthday! And the whole campus community is invited to the party. Come celebrate with cake and other goodies at the opening of the exhibit Bracken Library: 40 Years of Service, Innovation, … Continue reading

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Discover and Read e-Journals with expanded BrowZine app

The University Libraries is currently evaluating BrowZine, developed by Third Iron. This free app allows the Ball State community to access and read e-Journal content on Apple mobile devices, Android tablets and smartphones, and Kindle Fire HD tablets. The Libraries … Continue reading

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Improved Laptop Printing Service

The University Libraries rolled out an improved Laptop Printing service for students and faculty recently.  The Laptop Printing Service is a web based solution that allows students and faculty to send print jobs to 1 of 5 print release stations … Continue reading

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Improved MultiLink Available for the Start of School

The University Libraries are constantly looking for services and solutions that improve discovery and access to rich scholarly content for teaching and entrepreneurial learning.  The updated version of MultiLink serves as a good example as an excellent resource becomes even … Continue reading

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Providing Easy Access to Power for Personal Devices

Most students visiting Bracken Library bring a device that requires power including iPhones, tablets, laptops and MacBooks.   The University Libraries recently raised power outlets near study tables and in student use areas to provide easy access to power for students … Continue reading

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5 Windows Logo Key Shortcuts to Improve Productivity

The University Libraries’ Desktop Support Specialist Matt Davis shares his 5 favorite Windows Logo Key shortcuts. When used alone, the Windows key will open up the Start menu, but when combined with other keys, it does so much more. Below … Continue reading

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Be Aware of Suspicious Emails

University Libraries was alerted that some members of the Ball State community received an email message stating their library account was soon to expire.  The email said to reactivate the account by clicking on a web address included in the … Continue reading

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